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Environment

Working to Eliminate
the Threat of Global Warming

This is the only Earth we've got… and we're committed to protecting it. As an eco-friendly insurance company, The Hartford recognizes the clear consensus within the scientific community that climate change is of real and increasing concern. As an insurer, investor, employer, property owner and responsible corporate citizen, we're committed to understanding, managing and mitigating the risks associated with global climate change.

The Hartford Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

The Hartford has been a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index since 2012. The Dow Jones Sustainability Index was launched in 1999 as the first global sustainability benchmarks, the indexes are offered cooperatively by SAM and S&P Dow Jones Indices. The family tracks the stock performance of the world’s leading companies in terms of economic, environmental and social criteria. The indexes serve as benchmarks for investors who integrate sustainability considerations into their portfolios, and provide an effective engagement platform for companies who want to adopt sustainable best practices.

Visit the DJSI website to learn more about the indexes.

The Hartford Named to Carbon Disclosure Leader Index Seven Years in a Row

The Hartford has been recognized by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) for its leadership on either disclosure or performance every year since 2008. The CDP, which represents 722 institutional investors with $87 trillion in assets, is an international, not-for-profit organization providing the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. The index, compiled by PwC on behalf of CDP, provides an evaluation tool for institutional investors and other stakeholders.

Read The Hartford's 2014 Carbon Disclosure Project Submission

Read The Hartford's 2013 Carbon Disclosure Project submission

Read The Hartford's Amended 2013 CDP submission form

Read The Hartford's Amended 2012 CDP submission form

Learn more about CDP

The Hartford Recognized by U.S. EPA for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management

In 2014, the United States Environmental Protection Agency recognized The Hartford with an award for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management—Goal Achievement.

 

Sustainability Reports

Sustainability Report 2013

The Hartford holds itself to the highest standards of ethical conduct and demonstrates respect for people, communities, and the environment.

Read 2013 Sustainability Report

2012 Report

2011 Report

2010 Report